Simple Heroism

Peace On Earth

Peace On Earth (Photo credit: yeejeh)

On the CBS Evening News, Scott Pelley interviewed Nazi death camp survivor Elie Weisel about “Peace on Earth”.  Mr. Weisel suggested that it is up to all of us as individuals to be part of bringing about world peace by simple gestures like helping others.  “Sometimes a handshake has the power of a [olive] branch” says Mr. Weisel.  Watch the full video HERE.

I wonder (as Scott Pelley would say) how we can continue with our small acts of kindness and simple heroism to bring Peace on Earth.  I think I may just have found a resolution for 2013.

What about you?



  1. I think we have to get over the idea of……Oh, I’m too small or insignificant to make a difference.

    (maybe I am the only one feeling too small)

    Sometimes we have to be reminded to be kind. That’s why I read your blog. 🙂 I read it early in the morning. Keeps me from being mean the rest of the day. lol

  2. So true. Simple acts, like a pebble in a pond, can have a very large ripple effect. Doing the unexpected niceness is a way that I always try to spread the peace: pay the toll for the car behind you, open a door, give up a seat. I believe that what you put out will come back to you ten-fold, good and bad. Have a wonderful, and kind, New Year.

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